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Refugee Info

  • If you are looking for information on: COVID-19 measures
  • available services
  • asylum procedures
  • registering children to school
  • how to get an AMKA or PAAYPA so you can access health care

Visit the Refugee.Info website at https://greece.refugee.info/ and find information in English, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and French. Moreover, Refugee related information is posted in on the Refugee.Info Facebook page in English, Farsi, Arabic, Kurmanji, Urdu, French, Lingala, and Somali.

In case you would like to talk to one of the members of the team, send your text through the Facebook messenger in one of the above languages.

Please note that the Refugee.Info team respects and maintains the security and confidentiality of the information, you will share.

Guides for Asylum-seekers & Refugees

These two Guides list service providers for asylum seekers and refugees staying in Athens and Thessaloniki respectively and are produced by  Refugee.Info in partnership with UNHCR. The organizations listed in this guide offer free assistance. Services include medical care, social counselling, psychological support, care and hygiene services, legal aid, meals, shelter, material aid, education, services for people living with ΗΙV/AIDS, as well as services for people discriminated against due to their gender identity/expression and/or sexual preference.

The guides also include independent authorities where you can seek assistance in case your rights are being violated by public services, private entities, natural or legal persons.

Athens guide

The Athens guide can be found here in Greek – French – Turkish – Somali  and here in Arabic – English – Farsi – Urdu.

Thessaloniki guide

The Thessaloniki guide can be found here in English – Arabic – Farsi – Urdu   and here in  Greek – French – Turkish – Somali.

This HELP partner website “other services” section may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of UNHCR, and UNHCR is not responsible for the content of any linked site. UNHCR provides these links only for research and information provision purposes, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by UNHCR.

Last update: 05/11/2021